Young Adult Female Runners walking and laughing with each other

This week in heart and brain health

Follow our regular roundup to keep up with the latest health headlines.

Top stories include:

Preventing heart attacks and strokes could become much simpler thanks to new research – led by Foundation-funded researchers – on the impact of medications for cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Mammograms could help screen women for heart disease.   

Need some exercise motivation?  Some friendly workplace competition could help.     

New app incorporates screen time to increase physical activity levels among children. 

A dramatic rise in the number of people with diabetes has the World Health Organization calling for urgent action to prevent and treat this condition, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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